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Re: Size of hotbackup.py files versus svnadmin dump files

From: Edmund Lian <elian_at_inbrief.net>
Date: 2003-05-17 17:18:46 CEST

Michael Wood wrote:

> Why bother running "tar" on a single file (repos dump)? The point of
> tar is to package up multiple files into one file (or onto tape, but
> I'll ignore that for now.) If you already have one file, there's no
> point. Just gzip/bzip2 it.

Just habit... I use tar much more often than gzip, so I remember its
options better--gzipping is (of course) just an extra "z" in tar's
option list.


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